Network Rail awards firm five contracts at locations across the UK

Amey has been awarded five signalling contracts worth a total value of £37m by Network Rail.

The contracts are in Yorkshire, Nottingham, Tameside, London and Devon.

The Nottingham and Yorkshire contracts involve the renewal of life-expired signalling and interlocking equipment at Thrumpton Signal Box and the line between Harrogate and Burley Park.  

Works in London span four years as part of the Crossrail scheme and cover design, construction, testing and commissioning of new lineside signalling.

In Tameside Amey will design, test and commission a replacement signal box at Stalybridge.

The Devon contract will see Amey renew life-expired equipment at level crossings in Stoke Canon, Pinhoe, Topsham and Paignton.

Commenting on the contracts win, managing director of Amey’s inter-urban division, Steve Withers said:

“Amey is winning a significant amount of rail signalling work because we provide fully integrated solutions which helps to generate efficiencies.

“Amey is now a leading national provider of signalling schemes to Network Rail. We look forward to working collaboratively with our customer on these schemes, which form part of a major programme to improve the safety and reliability of the network.”